Amaryllis Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Paros
... walking home along St. Georges beach, which is beautifully lit at night.
Thursday morning, after a breakfast of eggs on toast cooked in our room, we set out into town once again to explore Naxos. We had quite a good time walking along the harbour, and then through the winding streets of the small town. Eventually we reached our destination: the Naxos archeological museum.
While the museum was quite small it nevertheless had quite a few ...
... More young people come in, by bus, walking, water taxi and this is the time where other families and we leave. We catch the water taxi back to Platys Gialos and have to think about getting ready for the hora as we are meeting Chris, Carmela, Phoebe and Max for dinner and a walk. We meet up with Chris and his family at the windmills, watch the sun set and head off to dinner. Dean, Natasha, Phoebe and Max hit it off and share their travel stories, ...
... us, pushing us uphill back to the car. We spend a bit of time looking around and just cannot get over how different this part of the island is to the others, but stunning. After a rest, watching the soccer, this time Argentina beat Belgium 1-0, we are off to the hora and tonight it is gift shopping. The hora was extra busy with some filming happening with the opening of a new store with a lot of well dressed ...
... looked like oleanders and bouganvias.) In some of the little towns we drove through we saw more substantial trees and manicured (loose term here) areas. The drive to Golden Beach and the Poseidon Hotel took about twenty-five minutes and since the driver spoke English quite well, we peppered him with questions about the weather ( usually hot and sunny, very little rain in the summer and cold in the winter), the terrain ( he didn't think that Paros was green ...
The weather forecast predicted winds of about 4 Beaufort and we left port at about 11 am expecting a short and easy passage to Naousis bay at the north end of Paros island. We had a bit of a challenge leaving as a neighbor's anchor was over our chain. There is a special technique to untangle the chains and anchors and we are becoming an experienced team at perform this maneuver. As soon as we were out of the harbor ...
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